Who: MDs, RNs, PAs, PTs, OTs, SLPs, social workers, case managers, psychologists, anyone else involved in caring for brain injury patients
What: 11th Annual Brain Injury Rehabilitation Conference
When: March 11-12, 2016, 8am-4:30pm each day
Where: Liberty Station Conference Center 2600 Laning Road, San Diego, California
— Describe epidemiology of brain injury and its resultant impairments, disability, psychosocial impact.
— Integrate new developments in science, medicine into practice for brain injury rehabilitation.
— Utilize multidisciplinary strategies for the management of psychological and behavioral problems common to brain injury including behavior management
–Identify neurophysiological mechanisms involved in brain plasticity and their potential application to improving practice and service provision across disciplines
— Discuss the life long, post-acute rehabilitation needs of individuals with TBI and importance of long term care plans.
— Review the latest rehabilitative and assistive technology tools for individuals with TBI.
— Examine latest advances in neuroimaging for brain injury rehabilitation
— Identify current robotic technologies in the role of brain injury rehabilitation.
— Evaluate cutting-edge neurosurgical interventions for brain injury rehabilitation.
— Discuss the unique needs and approaches for pediatric brain injury rehabilitation.
— Improve quality of life for brain injury survivors and their caregivers by connecting them with community resources.
— Create networking opportunities, build partnerships with key brain injury researchers, clinicians and prevention professionals.